A TOTAL of eight applications are set to be discussed at tomorrow's planning committee meeting.

A new apartment block could be built and two vacant commercial buildings could be transformed if the plans are given the green light.

Planning officers have recommend that councillors approve all of the applications.

Fitness studios, cafe and offices at Rayhome House in Walshaw Road, Elton

A vacant industrial brick building, last used for manufacturing and engineering operations, could be transformed if plans are approved.

Rayhome House in Walshaw Road could be converted for leisure use while some of the offices will be retained.

The proposal includes creating two fitness studios with associated changing facilities, a lobby and a reception on the lower ground floor.

There would be two offices and a cafe on the ground floor with further office space on the first floor.

Objections have been raised by residents on Bolholt Terrace, Bolholt Villas and Chiltern Drive as well as the Lavender Hotel Group which owns the Old Mill Hotel.

36 apartments at land in Millett Street, Bury

Plans to build a new apartment block with 36 flats have been submitted by Mangrove Estates and Jigsaw Homes Group.

The site is a rectangular piece of land which was last occupied by a building and engineering company.

The proposed development would comprise a three-storey apartment block with 41 parking spaces.

Neighbouring residents and the mechanic next door have written to the council raising concerns about traffic, parking and wildlife.

Timber storage building at Davises Farm in Mather Road, in Moorside ward

An application to keep an existing timber store has resurfaced after the planning committee deferred their decision last month.

It was given temporary planning permission in June 2011.

A total of 22 objections have been received from neighbours.

Councillors agreed to visiting the site before making a final decision on the application.

Additional dwelling for new terraced houses at land in Hutchinson Way, Radcliffe

An extra house could be built to create a terrace of five dwellings.

Previous plans to build the terraced houses were granted permission but caused anger among residents.

This is because the developer was accused of removing trees without permission.

The committee will now consider whether another house can be built in one of the terraces.

Changes to proposed Jewish study centre in Bury Old Road, Prestwich

Two planning conditions could be amended after plans for a Jewish study centre were approved last year.

The post graduate rabbinical study institute, known as a 'Kollel', will operate from a two-storey semi-detached house on the corner of Kings Road.

An application to make some alterations to the property's exterior, and minor internal layout changes, will be considered by the committee tomorrow.

A total of three objections have been received from neighbours who complained about parking problems.

Hairdressers, restaurant, cafe, bar and tattoo studio in Haslam Street, Bury

A shop could be transformed into a mixed-use commercial development if plans are approved.

The end-terraced property was last home to Five Star Hair and Beauty which is closed.

It could now be used for a hairdressers, cafe and restaurant on the ground floor with a tattoo studio on the first floor.

A total of 13 objections have been received, including one from Cllr Sandra Walmsley.

New dwelling at land off Greenbank Road, Radcliffe

Planning permission is sought for the construction of a two-storey detached dwelling.

The site is located to the side of an existing property and the new house would use part of its garden.

Objections were received from three neighbouring properties.

Eight-bedroom house in multiple occupation (HMO) in Bury New Road, Whitefield

A property which has recently undergone refurbishment and conversion to a six-person HMO could be home to even more tenants.

The end-terraced property, which is currently occupied by six young professionals, could become an eight-bedroom house of shared accommodation if plans are approved.

But objections have been received from five neighbouring properties.